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The spat between US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Greta Thunberg highlights the tensions over climate change at the World Economic Forum in Davos
'Central Luzon remains a major flashpoint for communist insurgency and in the white area operation,' says Central Luzon police chief Brigadier General Rhodel Sermonia
(UPDATED) GDP growth picks up in the 4th quarter of 2019, but the impact of the budget impasse proves to be too much as the overall target is not met
A Swiss newspaper says the two men, who were stopped but not arrested in August 2019, were suspected of carrying out 'preparatory work' for spying on the World Economic Forum, which is taking place in Davos this week
(UPDATED) Meanwhile, Greta Thunberg underlines the message that has inspired millions around the world – that governments are failing to wake up to the reality of climate change
The National Economic and Development Authority says foregone revenue due to the Taal Volcano eruption could reach almost P7 billion, but this would not make a dent in the overall economy
The Philippines ranks 61st out of 82 countries in social mobility, says the World Economic Forum's inaugural Global Social Mobility report
From climate change to tensions in the Middle East, via trade conflicts and fears of pandemics, over 3,000 delegates at the World Economic Forum will thrash out challenges as imposing as the Swiss Alps
The World Economic Forum says the survey is a call to arms as wildfires rage in Australia and governments struggle to articulate collective action on climate change
The meeting's theme this year is 'Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World' and it will place an emphasis on a more inclusive model of capitalism
The World Bank projects the global economy will grow by 2.4% in 2020. But forecasts for nearly every country are cut compared to previous estimates.
A Brazilian delegation will still be present, though details are still unclear
There’s a lot to be thankful for in the 2010s when more Filipinos became more prosperous and healthy, so much so that the 2010s might be considered our economy’s true 'golden age.'
Dennis Uy's unsolicited proposal for the Davao International Airport, the Panay-Guimaras-Negros Bridge, and MRT4 are just some of the projects approved by the Investment Coordination Committee
The World Economic Forum notes a considerable widening of the political empowerment gap in the Philippines
While women appear to be gradually closing the gender gap in areas such as politics, health and education, workplace inequality is not expected to be erased until the year 2276, says a report by the World Economic Forum
Nine Chinese women are rescued from a room at ON Pool Villas during the sting operation. They are at the regional social welfare office as authorities coordinate with the immigration bureau.
With poverty incidence falling to 16.6% in 2018, the Philippine government says it is on track to meet its target of 14% by 2022
The survey showed students in the 4 Chinese regions of Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang – as well as Singapore – topped the rankings, ahead of their Western counterparts in reading, mathematics and science
40 'disruptors' are arrested in the central city of Yazd after clashing with police
The former Isabela governor is sentenced to 12-14 years for a conviction for malversation, and 6-10 years for a conviction for graft. It is appealable.
China's rapid growth has produced prosperity and reduced poverty. It has also generated less wholesome economic, social, and ecological consequences which are now catching up with it.
The government realizes the need to establish a military presence on the northern frontier island where a Chinese company plans to build a business hub
Latest data betray troubling trends in the economy that soon need to be addressed
Presidential adviser Vince Dizon says the Duterte administration is now more open to public-private partnerships, but would get rid of deals that fail to 'promote public interest'
(UPDATED) While economic growth rises in the 3rd quarter, the Philippines is still almost certain to miss its target for 2019
'Our decision was guided by the impact this agreement will have on the ordinary human beings of India and livelihood of people, including the poorest of the poor,' says a senior Indian diplomat
(UPDATED) Objections by India have dashed hopes of finalizing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership at the ASEAN Summit 2019
It has been nearly 9 months since the report was submitted to the Office of the President for a resolution. The silence from Malacañang is deafening.
For the Philippines to bring down poverty incidence to just 14% by 2022, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says that the government should look into teenage pregnancy first
From 75, the new list of big-ticket infrastructure projects will include 91 smaller but more feasible projects, says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
'It can be taken up again in the next administration. At least they will know by now that they will spend more and make sure that they can cope with the challenge,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia discusses the plan to lift all Filipinos out of poverty by 2040
It's a testament to the power of research, scientific thinking, and empirical evidence in the crafting and implementation of economic policies and programs
(UPDATED) 'This year's laureates have introduced a new approach to obtaining reliable answers about the best ways to fight global poverty,' the jury says of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer
The name of the winner or winners will be revealed at 11:45 am (0945 GMT; 5:45 pm Manila time)
Global trade tensions and domestic politics spoil the Philippines' dream to be among Asia's economic juggernauts
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority Board changes its tune after a 'cordial' meeting and now backs the bill seeking to rationalize tax perks
The Philippines is down 8 spots in the World Economic Forum's 2019 Global Competitiveness Report
Indigenous peoples whose ancestral lands would be affected by APECO are ignored in the budget hearing for 2020
The Asian Development Bank cuts its growth outlook for the Philippines to 6% in 2019, just clinging on to the lower end of the government's target band
It is only through cultivating a high-trust society that this whole-of-society approach to development could work
The fund would help reinforce the military operations of the West African countries in their fight against jihadist attacks in the region
'I don't feel I am the one being alluded to....I am facing all this risk because I want to protect the interest of the Filipino people,' says PEZA Director General Charito Plaza
Without giving a name, President Rodrigo Duterte says a female official is getting the axe for not matching the performance of others in the economic team
Underemployment falls and more young Filipinos enter the workforce in July 2019
Socioeconomic Planning Assistant Secretary Mercedita Sombilla says limiting how low palay prices can go would go against the purpose of the rice tariffication law
PEZA Director General Charito Plaza says the current incentives are already 'globally competitive' and could help the Philippines attract investors as companies avoid the US-China trade war
Advocacy organization Every Woman launches a lecture series to promote 'enlightenment' amidst Senator Leila de Lima's detainment
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia also asks lawmakers to consider extending the validity of the 2019 budget